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This article will discuss the topic of acne and what steps you can use in daily and nightly skin routines to try and prevent further acne breakouts. The article will cover tea tree oil and apple cider vinegar’s ability to treat acne or if the trend is just another myth. The topic of using CBD oil on acne will be discussed to inform you on the benefits and side effects of using it. There are so many acne treatments in the beauty and skin industry to date, so it’s important to find the right product for you and your skin type.
Acne is a skin condition that can really lower self-esteem when an outbreak occurs. People with acne are embarrassed and feel the need to hide, the minute they breakout until the minute it clears up, but it’s estimated that 80 percent of all people between the ages of 11 and 30 have acne outbreaks at some point, so there is no reason to feel shame because you are not alone. Overproduction of sebum, dead skin getting stuck in pores, and a high glycemic diet all can clog your pores and lead to breakouts.
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions which results in pimples being located anywhere on the skin. But the most common places for acne it occurs is on the face – jawline, T-zone i.e forehead, mouth, nose and chin. Acne can also occur on the back, chest and shoulders.
How Can You Prevent Acne?
Preventing acne can be difficult. But it’s important to know that it can be prevented. By staying hydrated and keeping a well-balanced diet, you can help reduce the risk of acne. Try and avoid greasy and sugary foods and drinks, as sugar is one of the causes of acne. Also wash your face at least twice a day, morning and night so that your skin doesn’t have the opportunity to produce more oil. Also, it’s a good idea to try and avoid touching your face frequently because the bacteria on your hands can spread on to your face, creating more unwanted bacteria. The are many conventional acne products but a healthy skin routine and less sun exposure could help avoid the need for harsh chemicals.
Tea tree oil has antimicrobial qualities within it which has the potential to decrease bacteria located on the surface of the skin which can result in acne. Tea tree oil is also proven to not clog pores. So, given the results of studies, it should help in treating acne. Tea tree oil should be used by applying a few drops onto a cotton ball and applying it lightly to the area where the acne is located. However, if you have oily skin this might not be the best treatment for you.
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Apple Cider Vinegar is commonly known throughout the media and beauty industry and is a commonly used substance in treating acne. People have sworn that it helps prevent their acne. Although this is being anecdotally said there is no scientific studies or research to back this statement up. In fact, the one thing we do know about apple cider vinegar is that it can dry out and irritate your skin quite severely so if you are using apple cider vinegar on a skin type that is dry rather than oily then you’re more than likely going to run into problems. If you have oily skin, you’re best opting for something that is oil free.
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CBD Oil can be used in Treating Acne
CBD oil is scientifically known as cannabidiol which is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. CBD oil has been slowly creeping its way into the beauty and skin care industry as a form of treating acne due to its beneficial antibacterial properties (as well as the fact that it has promising results in treating many illnesses). Your body can sometimes produce too much sebum. When there is too much sebum in the body, our sebaceous glands can become clogged, producing an excessive amount of bacteria seeping into your pores, potentially resulting in acne. CBD can calm the sebaceous glands by regulating oil production therefore acting as a preventative.
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If you are suffering from acne, don’t be ashamed or embarrassed, as discussed earlier so many people suffer or have suffered from acne. So it’s guaranteed that many people are going through the same issues as you or at least understand your issues. If you wish to involve CBD oil into your daily skin care routine please consult a doctor, a dermatologist and/or any other expert in this field as they will be able to help you and guide you on what’s best for your skin and skin type. Before purchasing any CBD products make sure to check and research your countries and/or states laws and legislation regarding the cannabis plant.
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